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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 09 Nov 2023, 08:11 PM

BNP announces another 48-hour blockade from Sunday

Giving a pause for two days, the BNP and like-minded parties will enforce another spell of a 48-hour countrywide road-rail-waterway blockade beginning from Sunday to mount pressure on the Awami League government to quit power and hold the next election under a non-partisan administration.

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BNP leaders Amir Khasru, Swapan sent to jail

BNP Standing Committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury and media cell convener Zahir Uddin Swapan have been sent to jail in a case filed over beating a policeman to death in connection with the vandalism of BNP's October 28 general meeting.

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The image shows BNP standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury being taken to Dhaka court on Friday, November 3, 2023. Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/ Dhaka Tribune

Banks asked not to offer more than Tk115 per dollar

Two top bodies of bankers on Wednesday requested lenders not to offer more than Tk115 per US dollar when conducting the exchange with Bangladeshi migrants working abroad.

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Dengue: Death toll rises to 1,449 Thursday

Seventeen more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Thursday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,449 this year.

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icddr,b: 2-3 children die from pneumonia in Bangladesh every hour

Approximately 2-3 children die every hour from pneumonia in Bangladesh, according to icddr,b.

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People wait in queue at the Rangpur Medical College Hospital’s outdoor area with children Monday, January 10, 2022 Dhaka Tribune

RMG exports to US drop by 23.33% in 9 months of 2023

Bangladesh’s readymade garment (RMG) exports to the United States in January-September of the ongoing calendar year declined by 23.33% to $5.78 billion, against $7.54 billion in the same period last year, due to slow demand for apparel products and high inflation in the US.

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